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CAF Postpone Nations Cup Qualifiers

The Confederation of African football has agreed to postpone the Nations Cup qualifiers in initially scheduled for March till October.The postponement is to allow the continent’s World Cup participants: Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Senegal,…

Ahmad starts work as CAF President

Ahmad, the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), on Sunday in Cairo at the confederation’s headquarters formally started work in his new position.According to a report on the CAF website, Ahmad chaired a meeting with…

Pinnick wins CAF Exco seat

Amaju Pinnick, President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Thursday won a place on the CAF Executive Committee for the 2017 to 2021 cycle.Pinnick won 32-17 to beat the President of the Football Association of Benin Republic,…

CAF Elections: Issa Hayatou has been defeated

Madagascar’s Ahmad has emerged the new president of Confederation of African Football, CAF.Ahmad defeated incumbent Issa Hayatou by 34 to 20 votes at the elections which is currently holding in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.Hayatou who has…

Issa Hayatou Goes For 8th Term As CAF President

The Confederation of African Football CAF has announced that its president, Issa Hayatou will have a contender when the elections are held on March 16, 2017 after serious contenders from the strong football nations chickened out to avoid…

Riyad Mahrez Named Africa’s Best Player

Leicester City’s Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez on Thursday won the 2016 Glo-CAF African Player of the Year award at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.The BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016 award winner made the…

Why We Can’t Expand AFCON- Issa Hayatou

President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) since 1988, Issa Hayatou has blamed “a lack of infrastructure” for the 16-team African Cup of Nations tournament failing to mirror the expansion of the European Championship, he told…